Vincent Brathwaite, Tamora Petitt & Stephen Sprague

Teaches at General Assembly


In 1997, Vincent J. Brathwaite began his design career by working as a product design intern. He spent over 20 years studying and working as a multi-disciplinary designer in the areas of UX design, Visual Design, Industrial Design, and Branding. He studied Industrial Design at RISD (Rhode Island School of Design), Product and Graphic Design at Strate College in France, Product Development at MIT, Project Management at General Assembly, and UX Design at The Futur.

As an instructor for General Assembly in Los Angeles and New York, Vincent has taught over 200 adults Visual Design and UX Design. Many of them are now designers at companies such as Google, American Express, Prudential Financial, Spotify and more.

In recognition of his exemplary service in the classroom, Vincent has been selected as a member of General Assembly's Distinguished Faculty program. Vincent serves as a member of GA's Product Advisory Board for our design courses.


Tamora is a UX Designer, Researcher, Strategist, and Educator with extensive experience conducting user research, designing intuitive interfaces, and implementing a user-centered design process within organizations. She has worked in the technology industry since 1999 in many roles including Quality Assurance Tester, Front-end Developer, Web Designer, and over 10 years as a User Experience Designer.

She has certifications in project management and user experience including Usability Analyst from Human Factors International and the Nielsen Norman Group UX Master certification. She is also a member of the User Experience Professionals Association and sits on the Media Technology & Design Commission for the NYC Department of Education.

Tamora has experience working in small startups and large organizations in a variety of industries including insurance, finance, and healthcare. She was previously the Associate Director of User Experience for WebMD where she built and managed their first UX team. In 2017 she co-founded Experience Design Partners, a UX Design consulting firm based in New York City.

In recognition of her exemplary service in the classroom, Tamora has been selected as a member of General Assembly's Distinguished Faculty program.


Stephen Sprague is an Instructional Associate at General Assembly NYC for UX Design Immersives. He was previously a Senior Technical Recruiter for almost 5 years at Bridge Technical Talent, covering a wide range of technical staffing needs across the MA, CT, and NY markets. He combines a varied background in screenwriting and filmmaking, digital marketing, recruiting, and now User Experience (UX) to better understand and improve the world and its technologies. A passion for digital innovation drives him to greater heights.

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